gearing

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gear·ing

 (gîr′ĭng)
n.
1. A system of gears and associated elements by which motion is transferred within a machine.
2. The act or technique of providing with gears.

gearing

(ˈɡɪərɪŋ)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) an assembly of gears designed to transmit motion
2. (Mechanical Engineering) the act or technique of providing gears to transmit motion
3. (Banking & Finance) accounting Also called: capital gearing Brit the ratio of a company's debt capital to its equity capital. US word: leverage

gear•ing

(ˈgɪər ɪŋ)

n.
1. an assembly of parts, esp. a train of gears, for transmitting and modifying motion and torque in a machine.
2. the act or process of equipping with gears.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gearing - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changedgearing - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
engine - motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
epicyclic gear train, epicyclic train - a system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axis
reduction gear - gearing that reduces an input speed to a slower output speed
wheelwork - mechanical device including an arrangement of wheel in a machine (especially a train of gears)
Translations

gearing

n
(Aut) → Auslegung f(der Gänge)
(Fin, of company) → Verhältnis ntzwischen Eigen- und Fremdkapital